Earl Weaver

Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Stan Musial, waves to fans during Stan Musial Day at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2010, in St. Louis. Word has come from the White House on November 17, 2010 that Musial will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in January 2011. Musial, who will be 90 later this week, is one of 14 awarded the Medal of Freedom today. Others include former President George H.W. Bush;  Maya Angelou, poet; Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel; U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.; John H. Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council; Warren Buffet, investor and philanthropist; Jasper Johns, artist; Dr. Tom Little, U.S. ophthalmologist murdered in Afghanistan; Yo-Yo Ma, musician; Sylvia Mendez, civil rights activist; Bill Russell, former NBA player; Jean Kennedy Smith, former ambassador; and John Sweeney, former AFL-CIO president.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt/FILES

Musial Atop List of Sports Legends Lost in 2013

St. Louis native Earl Weaver, the Rams’ Deacon Jones, and Jacksonville Ill. native Ken Norton also passed away.



Charlie Brennan: Bob Costas & Mike Shannon

Costas will emcee the upcoming Legends of the Dugout lunch.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/14/2013


Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, January 29th – Paula Poundstone, Peter Hook, Mike Leahy,Earl Weaver

Charlie talks with Comedian Paula Poundstone, with Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order, and with Mike Leahy, grandson of Baltimore Orioles Mgr. Earl Weaver about his passing last week. Charlie also replays his 2009 interview with Earl Weaver.


Hall of Fame member Ozzie Smith laughs with Earl Weaver during the Play Ball with Ozzie Smith Clinic held at Doubleday Field on July 27, 2007 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall of Famer Earl Weaver Dies

St. Louis native attended Beaumont High School, and as the longtime skipper of the Baltimore Orioles was known as one of the game’s most outspoken.


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The Umpires Strike Back, And Back, And Back Again

Since the calendar turned over, 17 players, managers and coaches have been sent to cool off early.


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